Steve Guerdat (SUI) & Corbinian won the €24,700 Coca-Cola Prize yesterday during the Longines FEI Jumping Nations Cup of Slovakia CSIO 5* at the X-Bionic Equestor Sphere in Samorin, Slovakia.
The Swiss and the 12-year-old bay Westphalian gelding (Cornet Obolensky x Pilot) were victorious in the 1.50m speed contest after leaving all the poles on the cups and going through the timers in 76.39 seconds.
It was a 1-2 for Switzerland as Paul Estermann (SUI) & Curtis Sitte (Ugano Sitte x Chellano Z) matched the winners’ fault-free performance in 78.62 seconds.
Laura Klaphake (GER) & Camalita (Cracker Jack 5 x Quinar) earned bronze honors with no penalties in 79.39 seconds.
Steve Guerdat (SUI) & Corbinian during their lap of honor.
You won the first place in CSIO 5* category, its a great success. How do you feel?
I am very happy, its always good to win the big class.
What do you think about the ambiance here, at Longines FEI Jumping Nations Cup of Slovakia?
It very superb here, very nice facilities and great services. Looking forward for the weekend, full of great sport and fantastic moments.
What is your next goal in your riding career?
I have plenty of them. But the main goal is the world championship for sure.
Have you tried any other services x-bionic® sphere offers, such as tulicinema, a la carte restaurants, wellness or gym?
Not actually, but I am looking forward to it.
Source: Press Release by SPR Media for X-Bionic Equestor Sphere
Full Results here.
Photos: © X-Bionic Equestor Sphere / Marco Villanti & Filippo Gabutti
Categories: CSI 5*